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Diabetes Walk 2015

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Black History Month: Take a step towards a healthier life-style

Houston Texan Duane Brown knows first-hand how serious diabetes is and how raising awareness is key to helping Stop Diabetes®. His mom was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when he was 6 years old. After serious life threats Duane got … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipes: Orange and Herb Quinoa Salad

Orange and Herb Quinoa Salad Click below for the full recipe! SD@W Orange and Herb Quinoa Salad Copyright © 2014 American Diabetes Association. From The With or Without Meat Cookbook. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association. To order … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Health: Sitting Too Much Does Harm

By Erika Gebel, PhD Not so long ago, the sight of a person standing at an office desk, instead of sitting, would have raised eyebrows. Now, there seems to be a legion of dedicated standers, and science may be on … Continue reading

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Possible Substitution for Finger Pricks on the Horizon

If you’re diabetic, or know someone who is, then you understand the annoyance (and pain) of being required to prick your finger at least five or 10 times every single day. Imagine not having to prick your finger anymore to … Continue reading

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ADA’s My Health Advisor Re-launched

In time for New Year’s Resolutions, the American Diabetes Association re-launched My Health Advisor this week.  My Health Advisor helps people learn about the small lifestyle steps they can take to lower their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart … Continue reading

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Houston ADA Board Approves Aggressive Strategic Plan

Kurt Martin, Chairman of the Board and Jorge Luengas, M.D., President announced that at the March 1 ADA Board Meeting the Houston Community Leadership Board approved a very aggressive Strategic Plan for the years 2012-2015.  Some of the highlights of … Continue reading

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